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Black Country Geopark

Wolverhampton Geotrail, museums and gallery

Geosite 021

This geosite is a larger city centre rich urban landscape with important buildings many architectural stones and impored decorative rock-types that provide a rich building stones geotrail.

Wolverhampton's city centre sits immediately adjacent to geosite 15 (West Park) and the town includes a Local Archives Centre and Art Gallery which hosts the second-largest geological collection of the Black Country but none of this is currently on display but can be viewed by appointment. Wolverhampton is also the evening entertainment capital of the Black Country with many restaurants and bars with live music, amenities and theatre venues. It is easily accessed by bus, car and train.

Geosite facilities

Geosite 015 West Park has a tea room, West Park Chalet available offering a selection of sandwiches, cakes, hot and cold drinks and there are also toilet facilities at the park too - West Park, Wolverhampton.

Geosite 021 Wolverhampton Art Gallery with over 300 years of art in a free gallery with fantastic changing and permanent galleries including a changing programme of exhibitions and events throughout the year. There is also a café offering a selection of hot and cold refreshments - Wolverhampton Art Gallery.

Geosite 021 Bilston Gallery offering a range of contemporary craft exhibitions and displays of historic items created by skilled makers - Bilston Craft Gallery.

Geosite 009 Bantock House has a café courtyard offering breakfast, sandwiches a range of main courses, cakes and desserts are available. The café is open Nov-Apr 9am-4pm and May-Oct 9am-5pm -